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Crowdfunding Professional Association Holds Education Summit in Washington, DC this Week

Crowdfunding Professional Association CFPA

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) is holding their annual educational summit in Washington, DC this week.   Registration is still open for the two day event that is described as  the “Premier  Annual Education Event” for the crowdfunding industry’s non-profit trade association. Topics scheduled for discussion include an update on the status of crowdfunding, legal… Read More

Crowdfunding Thought Leaders Gather in Berkeley to Discuss Future of Financial Innovation

Panel Berkeley Academic Summit

For a second year in a row, government policy makers, finance experts and online entrepreneurs gathered at UC Berkeley for the Fung Institute’s academic symposium on crowdfunding.  The event was organized by Dr. Richard Swart – a well known authority and frequent commenter on crowdfunding and alternative forms of finance. If attendees came away with… Read More

Securities Commission Malaysia Prepares for Conference to Build Awareness of Crowdfunding

SCxSC Forum Speakers Malaysia Securities Commission

Malaysia is preparing to launch investment crowdfunding and the Securities regulators are leading the way.  Securities Commission Malaysia (Suruhanjaya Sekuriti) has scheduled a two day conference held at the commission to raise awareness of the future potential of equity crowdfunding as an alternative method to raise capital for small businesses. Synergy & Crowdfunding Forum (SCxSC),… Read More

SEC & SBA Will Partner on JOBS Act Events: Capital Raising Options for Small Business

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The US Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have decided to work together to spread the word on the JOBS Act and new options to raise capital for small businesses.  The JOBS Act legalized various forms of investment crowdfunding including:  Title II, Title III and Title IV.  While Title II,… Read More

Berlin Winners Announced for One Spark Start in Germany

One Spark Start Berlin Shirt

Today (September 13th)  One Spark held their first international crowdfunding festival in Berlin, Germany and handed out six cash awards to participating creator projects. The 50 participating creators came from around the region including Germany, Poland, Sweden, Chile, Italy, Israel and the United States to present their ideas and projects toa diverse audience of interested people and investors. The best pitches won shares of the €10,000 guaranteed award, similar to One Spark… Read More

FundedByMe CEO Daniel Doboczy Presentation at One Spark Berlin (Deck)

One Spark Start Berlin

One Spark Start – Berlin, took place all day today in Germany. This is the first international location for the One Spark crowdfunding festival that takes place each Spring in Jacksonville, Florida.  The closing presentation was given by FundedByMe founder and CEO Daniel Doboczy.  For those of us who were not able to swing by… Read More

Doug Ellenoff to Receive “Crowdfunding Visionary Award” at Annual Convention

Doug Ellenoff

Attorney and crowdfunding trailblazer Doug Ellenoff, from law firm Ellenoff Grossman & Schole, will be receiving the 2014 Crowdfunding Visionary Award to be presented at the 3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp taking place in Las Vegas this October. A note from organizers stated that Ellenoff is being recognized as a worldwide thought leader… Read More

Brief: P2P Included in Investment & Wealth Management Awards 2014

Investment  and Wealth Management Awards

The Investment  and Wealth Management Awards are looking for votes. The annual event seeks to acknowledge leaders in the UK finance industry.  The initiative is organized by the FT and Investors Chronical.  They are looking to identify the very best in Brokers, Managers, Forex providers etc.  This years awards will also include peer to peer… Read More

CfPA Schedules Educational Event on Crowdfunding in DC

Washington DC Capitol Building

The Crowdfunding Professional Assocation (CFPA) is holding their annual education event in Washington, DC later this month.  The event is open to the public and will  be convened at the offices of Hogan Lovells law firm. CFPA is an inclusive, non-profit, trade association that engages all stakeholders in the emerging crowdfunding industry space.  The event… Read More

Crowdsourcing Week Europe Preps for Copenhagen

Copenhagen

Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014 is the “flagship conference” for the event organizer.  Their European conference is scheduled to take place this coming October in Copenhagen.  The gathering seeks to highlight best practices in crowdsourcing and the collaborative economy in Europe.  These tectonic shifts in processes and collaboration are fundamentally changing society, mindsets and possibilities across all… Read More

Social Lending Awards are Set for January in UK

Social Lending Awards Judges

The inaugural Social Lending Awards is preparing to take place in London this coming January.  A veritable who’s who in the crowdfunding and peer to peer lending space will be participating in the ceremony.  The awards represent a major first for the social lending community with the intent to become the leading annual industry gathering for… Read More

Urge the SEC to Publish Proposed Rules on Title III – Call

Following the example Congress members set last week with their letter to the SEC urging them to publish the proposed rules as amended during the comment period, the crowdfunding industry is taking action and looking to the crowd to join them. This Wednesday, StartEngine CEO Ron Miller who plans to launch a Title III crowdfunding… Read More

Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Map (Infographic)

First Day of 2014 Solar Energy Sun

Democratization of energy and finance now go hand in hand, thanks to crowdfunding.  A growing number of platforms from all over the world are enabling people to contribute towards the environment themselves, while making returns that beat any saving account. For renewable energy project developers this also opens a world of opportunities, tapping into the… Read More

Crowdfunding Asia Conference is an Impressive Success

Crowdfunding Asia Featured Audience

The very first crowdfunding conference in Asia took place earlier this month.  A diverse and impressive group of regulators, high ranking politicians, portal operators and entrepreneurs gathered to discuss the benefits of crowdfunding in Asia.  Over 300 individuals attended the two day “Crowdfunding Asia 2014” event that tackled both rewards and investment based crowdfunding.  Crowdfunding… Read More

StartEngine CEO Schedules Open Call to Push Title III, Retail Crowdfunding Forward

Ron Miller

Following the example of the 28 members of Congress who forwarded a letter to the SEC urging them to publish the proposed rules on Title  III of the JOBS Act, some in the crowdfunding industry are taking action and looking to the crowd to join them. This Wednesday, August 20, 2014, StartEngine CEO Ron Miller,… Read More

“One Spark Start Berlin” Queues Up for Germany in September

One Spark Creative Projects

The organizers of the successful and fast growing One Spark crowdfunding festival, held each year in Jacksonville, Florida, have taken their event and message on the road.  First stop is Berlin, Germany where One Spark Start: Berlin will take place this coming September. One Spark is self described as the World’s Crowdfunding Festival and in… Read More

One Spark Sees Growth, Improvements for 2015 Crowdfunding Festival

One Spark Jacksonville Florida

Not one to remain stagnant and reflect upon past success, “The Worlds Crowdfunding Festival” is looking to grow and build upon the success experienced in 2014.  The next event will be held in April 2015 – more than 6 months out – the planning has already commenced.  Having surveyed participants and analyzed past events One… Read More

Crowdfunding Asia Conference Set to Open in Singapore

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Crowdfunding Asia 2014, is the first conference of its type focused on the Asian markets, commences next week in Singapore. Crowdfunding leaders from around the globe are scheduled to discuss the various forms of crowdfunding and to share how the new form of finance is evolving in their home nations.  The new approach to finance… Read More

Crowdfunding Global Convention & Bootcamp Queues Up for October

Crowdfunding Roadmap Convention

The Third Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention & Bootcamp is preparing to take place this coming October in Las Vegas.  According to some industry prognosticators, crowdfunding will add $65 billion to the global economy in 2014.  This number may hit $3.2 trillion by 2020.  The Crowdfunding Convention seeks to help backers and crowdfunders understand and manage… Read More

Expo for Property Investing & Crowdfunding (EPIC) Shares Event Highlights (Infographic)

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Crowdfunding platform CoAssets, has shared some details on their recently held crowdfunding event, Expo for Property Investing and Crowdfunding (EPIC) 2014.  This marks the first successful large scale crowdfunding conference in Asia – a gathering that targeted the booming real estate industry. According to a report from CoAssets, more than 500 participants convened for the… Read More